Category Archives: Valentine’s Day

Candy Heart Lessons


Teaching with Candy Hearts Early Elementary Lessons With a pile of hearts, Eli had to figure out how many each of us would get if he divided the group into fair shares.  He had to decide what to do with the leftovers, too. We practiced the ABC’s by finding each letter printed somewhere on the hearts. We love making concrete graphs!  Eli has practiced many times with bar graphs, so this time I made sure
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Candy Heart Valentine’s Day Math Printables


Candy Heart Valentine’s Day Math is Great Fun! Check out the free printables and activities below to perk up your February math lessons! The Measure of a Heart uses candy hearts to practice measuring perimeter and area.  After finishing the worksheet, use your candy hearts to measure the perimeter and area of other things around the house. (In case you need to know…Perimeter is the measurement around an object and area is the measurement of
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Valentine Fun


Today is bittersweet for us.  As you’ll see below, the boys and I have been having lots of fun celebrating Valentine’s Day.  However, today is Mahayla’s 13th birthday and she’s sick.  She and I were supposed to be going to CIY Believe together later this afternoon with the Jr. High youth group, too.  Oh well, there will be plenty of time for celebrating birthdays and worshiping our Lord when she’s better.  I just hope I
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A Lot of Valentine Fun


Hubby and I celebrated Valentine’s Day on Saturday, so I decided to do a family Valentine’s Day celebration on Friday.  To get the excitement rolling, we ditched the math books and used little sweethearts to create graphs and find the mean, median and mode of candy that I gave them. We spent much of the afternoon preparing for a special dinner of – Heart Pizza Lemon-Strawberry Slushies and Heart-shaped Ice Cream Cookies We finished off
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Valentine Fun


Are you thinking about adding some fun Valentine activities to your homeschool during the next few weeks?  Here are some great sites that offer exciting and original ideas.  Have fun! Valentine Math More Valentine Math Easy Fun School Unit – lots of ideas including science, cooking, a book list.  As always with Easy Fun School, this is a well put together unit! The Virtual Vine – an early elementary site meant for the classroom, but still offers lots of
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